North Queensland Surf Sports

Surf Life Saving is recognised as the most effective surf rescue service in the world. Surf Sports play a key role in improving lifesaving skills, fitness and motivation.

Young and old, professionals and beginners alike enjoy participating in the surf sports

Competitors participate in the broadest range of sport activities:

Ski Paddling | Beach Events | Surf Swimming | Surf Boats | Board Riding | Board paddling | Ironperson Events | Rescue and resuscitation | March Past | Inflatable Rescue Boat competition | First Aid Competition | Patrol Competition | Champion Lifesaver | Marathons, Multi-disciplines and Endurance Events | Still water competition (pool rescue)

Athlete Development

SLSQ has implemented an athlete development program which provides an opportunity for surf sports athletes to further develop their skills, allowing our members to reach their full potential

Surf Sports Opportunities

Pool Rescue
Pool Rescue
Pool Rescue

NQ BRANCH

NQB POOL RESCUE

  • 12 May | Smithfield

NQB INDIGENOUS ROUND BEACH EVENT

  • 11 May | Yorkeys Knob

NQB POOL RESCUE CHAMPIONSHIP

  • 26 May | Smithfield

NQB BEACH CARNIVAL

  • 20 – 21 July | Mission Beach SLSC
  • 17 – 18 August | Etty Bay SLSC
  • 31 Aug – 1 September | Ellis Beach SLSC
  • 14 – 15 September | Port Douglas SLSC

NQB BEACH CARNIVAL CHAMPIONSHIP incl

NQB SURF RESCUE CHAMPIONSHIP

  • 4 – 6 October | Cairns SLSC

SLSQ STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

SLSQ YOUTH STATE CHAMPS

  • 21 – 24 March | Burleigh Heads

SLSQ STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

  • 15 – 17 March | Kurrawa Beach

AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • 13 – 21 April | Sunshine Coast

SLSQ STATE POOL RESCUE CHAMPS

  • 13 – 14 July | Southport

STATE POOL RESCUE

  • 13 – 14 July | Southport

AUSTRALIAN POOL RESCUE CHAMPS

  • 2 – 4 August | Gold Coast